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Old 03-15-2011, 04:04 PM   #1
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Pasta Maker Help

I'm hoping to get a new pasta maker but don't know what kind. Any suggestions for a basic model?

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Old 03-15-2011, 06:08 PM   #2
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I have a manually-operated pasta maker and have been using it for at least 20 years. The only thing I can recommend is that you purchase one that is already powered by a motor or can be retrofitted for one at a later time.

What I've discovered, as arthritis has become the norm for me, is that it's getting progressively difficult to operate my maker manually. I can purchase a motor for mine that will take care of that problem.

Best wishes with your search and have fun making pasta. I love mine.
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I have a manually-operated pasta maker and have been using it for at least 20 years. The only thing I can recommend is that you purchase one that is already powered by a motor or can be retrofitted for one at a later time.

What I've discovered, as arthritis has become the norm for me, is that it's getting progressively difficult to operate my maker manually. I can purchase a motor for mine that will take care of that problem.

Best wishes with your search and have fun making pasta. I love mine.
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:48 PM   #4
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For a manual machine the Atlas is best. But Atlas makes attachment roller and cutters that fit on a Kitchen Aid mixer. They are super fast and easy to use. But kind of pricey.
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